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Heathcote Confident Excellantes Can Return To Winning Form In Ascot Handicap

Heathcote Confident Excellantes Can Return To Winning Form In Ascot Handicap

3 Jul, 2014

Excellantes has been allocated the top-weight of 59 kilograms for the 2014 Ascot Handicap, but trainer Robert Heathcote believes that the consistent gelding can return to winning form in the Listed race at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Excellantes will be chasing his third win at Listed level when he contests the 2014 Ascot Handicap at …

Funtantes To Be Retired

Funtantes To Be Retired

18 Jul, 2013

Queensland-based mare Funtantes will be retired at the end of her current campaign with trainer Robert Heathcote hopeful that she can go out a winner in the Channel Seven Handicap (1200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Funtantes will be retired at the conclusion of her current racing campaign. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Funtantes has been …

Black Caviar To Face Eight In Lightning Stakes

Black Caviar To Face Eight In Lightning Stakes

15 Feb, 2012

As expected Black Caviar will back up for the Lightning Stakes this Saturday with Peter Moody taking the gamble on the drop back from 1400m.

His reasoning all week has been her love of the Flemington straight and he said were it anywhere else he wouldn’t be doing it.

In fantastic news for racegoers a …

Metallurgical Makes Amends In Queensland

Metallurgical Makes Amends In Queensland

8 Jul, 2011

Mining tycoon Nathan Tinkler is beginning to have more faith in the ability of his $2.2 million yearling Metallurgical.

The four-year-old gelding disappointed in his early runs by failing to win any of his first ten Sydney starts.

However, a trip north to Brisbane has seemed to be just what the doctor order to improve …